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Times Higher Education: register for online access!

The Library has started a subscription to the electronic version of the THE (Times Higher Education) for the whole University.

Update on Halpin Review Steering Group

An update from the Vice-Chair of Council on the Steering Group's work.

IT maintenance affects RESNET, Business Objects, Pure & more

Tue 21 Aug, from 7am until 9am

In the words of Claire Guest

"It all started with a car" is part of our celebratory #BelongatBath campaign which welcomes students joining the University.

Pay and Pensions Update

Update on the 2018 National Pay Award and USS Pension

Barrie Dams explores the future of creating buildings

Could 3D printing be the solution? View printed sculptural structures made of mortar mixes in The Fantastical Multimedia Pop-Up Project at The Edge

CSCT student Jessica blogs about two recent conferences

Jessica is working on designing a bioreactor to produce miniature tumours (organoids) in large scales for drug testing. She writes about two conferences she recently attended.

CSCT graduates reflect on how the centre impacted their career

Marking the 10th anniversary of the Centre, these graduates reflect on how the CSCT impacted their career paths. Take a look to see what some of them had to say.

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal

New research suggests eating breakfast could 'prime' the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly metabolise foods after working out.

Death rates from stroke 'declining overall', but increasing in some countries

New research in the European Health Journal from epidemiologist Dr Nick Townsend highlights variance in stroke deaths around the world.

Tobacco content still common on UK prime time TV

New research from our Tobacco Control Research Group suggests tobacco content is still evident in a third of all TV programmes.

Ian Walker wins epic 4300km bike race

Ian Walker is celebrating after notching up 4300km to win the North Cape 4000 unsupported bike race in just 11 days.

Seminar seeks to develop services for trafficked children

Dr Alinka Gearon has secured funding to present the latest research on children’s experiences of being trafficked and seeking support.

Major funding announcement for Bath TCRG

Our Tobacco Control Research Group will spearhead a $20 million brand new global tobacco industry watchdog.

Researchers take part in exhibition on campus

Discover new thinking and technologies from Holly Wilson, Barrie Dams, Dr Michael Proulx, Alexandros Rotsidis, and CAMERA.

2018 NTU Ranking announced

The University of Bath is ranked 406 overall globally this year.

Wiki is getting an upgrade on 29 August

If you are a Wiki user you need to tell us about your spaces

A-levels vs the International Baccalaureate

Which makes a more rounded student?

New NC3Rs regional programme manager appointed

As part of an initiative between The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) and GW4, we welcome Dr Eddy.

Confirmation and Clearing helpline

The University's helpline will be open from 7am-5pm on Thu 16 Aug and 8am-5pm on Fri 17 Aug

Evolution in the 21st Century

The Inaugural Conference of the Milner Centre for Evolution will be held 18-20 September 2018, on campus

New programme launched through Inclusion Matters call

Interdepartmental team from the University have been awarded £527k to launch new programme to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in STEM

University to accept Marshall Scholars

The University forms strategic partnership with the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

IT maintenance affects Wiki and Learning Material Filestore

Tue 14 Aug, 7am to 9am

Did CRISPR really fix a genetic mutation in these human embryos?

Researchers provide more evidence for their landmark claim that gene editing rid embryos of a disease mutation — but scientists are still arguing over the results.

Academic Promotions in 2017/2018

The University has recognised the achievements of a number of academic staff.

'Mutual Benefits' of working together

Universities offer a wealth of services that can benefit business. How can businesses and universities work together?

Success for Team Bath Drones Marine

In their maiden outing at the European Robotics League (ERL), Team Bath were awarded "Best Rookie".

Tobacco pricing still affordable, despite increase

New research suggests policy-makers should revise estimates for tobacco affordability.

New Windows 10 updates are coming

Find out what this means for you.

Using comics to understand post-war transitions

Centre for Development Studies researcher, Oliver Walton, shares his experiences of using comics to conduct and share research

Social policy researchers recognised with excellence awards

Professors Tess Ridge and Jane Millar have been recognised with prestigious awards.

Chair of Council consultation

We are now starting the process of searching for a new Chair of Council and are keen to hear your views.

Richard Brooks' HR blog: Krypton Factor

The latest update from the new VC recruitment process.

Price changes at University hospitality outlets

Our prices will be increasing in ahs bars, restaurants and cafes from 6 August 2018.

Footpath cordoned off due to unsafe tree

A tree, with significant internal decay, is to be made safe.

Staff Spotlight on: Mark Brosnan

Mark, Professor of Psychology, talks autism, bell ringing and Morrissey...

IT maintenance affects iTrent,Agresso and more

Tuesday 7 August, 7am to 9am

Join the Young Researchers' Programme

Postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers from the faculties of Science and Engineering & Design are sought as mentors

Sept course dates now available (Staff Development courses)

Courses include SDPR and Mental Health First Aid

Richard Brooks' HR Blog - A Day in the life of a VC

Director of HR, Richard Brooks, provides an update on the search for our new VC.

Developing the #NeverOK project

An update on the #NeverOK project heading into 2018/19

Dr Jane White elected as Chair of Academic Assembly

Dr Jane White has been elected as Chair of Academic Assembly from 1 August 2018 for three years.

Report from Council 19 July

Read the report of the Council meeting held on Thursday 19 July 2018.

Apply for Bath-FAPESP international research funding 2018/19

A new call for collaborative research projects with the São Paulo State Research Foundation in Brazil is now open.

Why new experiences can get the creative juices flowing

New research suggests that seeking out new experiences can lead to light bulb moments.

Bookings now open for August's Social Media Cafe

Do you have a question about social media? Book an appointment at this new initiative.

Sophie's cycling challenge for Brain Tumour Research

Support Sophie Oldacres as she cycles Ireland in memory of her husband and to raise awareness and funds.

Travelling overseas on University business?

From 1 August 2018, Global Response are replacing Intana as the provider of emergency and medical assistance to travellers overseas on University Business.

Artificial intelligence takes on chemical research

In a new paper published in Nature, researchers review the rapid progress in machine learning for the chemical sciences.

The Fantastical Multimedia Pop-Up Project is now open

Experience artworks alongside University of Bath research, from CAMERA's augmented reality to Dr Michael Proulx's work in to seeing through sound.

New School of Management building work underway

First cut of the turf marks start of work on the ground for new School of Management building

Changes to the collection of hazardous waste

Changes will be in effect from 30 July

Astrophysicists capture “reverse shock” to solve puzzle about the universe’s biggest explosions

Astronomers captured a cataclysmic stellar explosion, a gamma-ray burst, and studied its “afterglow”, confirming University of Bath scientists' predictions.

National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 results

The University of Bath has received an overall satisfaction rating of 86.04% in the latest NSS results, published today.

Dr Fairchild on Trade Wars versus Free Trade

Superbug study spots link between people and animals

Scientists have shed light on how a major cause of human and animal disease can jump between species, by studying its genes.

IT maintenance affects Github, Tue 31 Jul, 8am to 9am

Github (Version Control) will be unavailable for approximately 30 minutes, whilst we apply an upgrade to improve security and increase features.

How number crunching can optimise crisp frying

The 138th ESGI workshop, held on campus earlier this month, brought together mathematicians and industry to work side by side in solving real-world problems.

Process Improvement Champion's achievements

The Process Champions network celebrates its first year

Dr Rocha writes for AWE about 'talking algae' research

Dr Paulo Rocha (Elec Eng) writes for AWE international magazine about his ‘ talking algae’

Celebrating Excellence and Long Service

Over 160 staff and their guests enjoyed this year’s Staff Recognition Evening

Green light for University campus investment

Our new School of Management building has just received planning consent

The Office for Students

2018/19 will be a transitional year whilst OfS exercise powers carried forward from the previous regulator, Higher Education Funding Council for England.

IT Shop closed for stocktake, 30 Jul - 1 Aug

The IT Shop will be closed all day on Tue 31 Jul for an annual stock take. It will reopen at 1pm on Wed 1 Aug.

Struggling to exercise and lose weight?

Participate in our study and receive a personalised diet and exercise plan.

Explore digital technologies in free workshops this Friday

Enjoy a BBQ on The Edge's Garden Terrace and meet University researchers, UK game developers and a design duo who connect science with everyday.

Moodle upgrade scheduled for next week

Find out how new and enhanced features of Moodle 3.4 can improve user experience

New Online PGT Programmes to launch in 2019

Key stage reached with an agreement signing with global education company Wiley.

IT Maintenance: the network and more. 24 July, 7am to 9am

See our blog for more information.

IT maintenance affects the Wi-Fi network

Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 July, from 7am until 9am

Professor John Hudson, Department of Economics

Details of funeral arrangements will be announced when confirmed.

Our highest ever ranking at Formula Student

Team Bath's student electric racing car team have achieved their best ever ranking at Formula Student UK.

Parents/caregivers of young people needed for online survey

Complete our 20 minute online survey examining how parents of young people aged 14 to 25 think about their child’s future and get a £5 Amazon Voucher.

Alcohol marketing on social media needs better regulation

The new report from Alcohol Research UK, compiled by our psychologists, suggests more needs to be done to regulate alcohol marketing on social media.

Dr Richard Watermeyer on measuring research impact

Dr Watermeyer from the Department of Education, talks about how the Research Excellence Framework assesses the impact of academic research in the UK.